One quarter of all graduating Montgomery County Public School
(MCPS) seniors enroll at a campus of Montgomery College in the fall following graduation from high school. Every year, several thousand Montgomery College students transfer successfully to four-year colleges & universities. 3,915 MC students transferred to four year colleges in 45 states in 2005!
Why Do Transfer Students Come to Montgomery College?
Academics - Small class sizes facilitate more attention from caring professors.
Cost - Montgomery College tuition is a fraction of the tuition cost of four year colleges.
Admission to Four Year Schools - Generally, students who earn at least 30 credits and have a 3.0 grade point average will be admitted to most colleges regardless of high school record and SAT scores.
The Maryland Transfer Advantage
Program (MTAP) - This program is an example
of a guaranteed admission agreement for MC students planning
to go to the University of Maryland College Park. For
detailed information visit the MC
An Opportunity to Excel -
MC students are welcomed at competitive colleges and universities
across the nation. Transfer students with high grades in
challenging courses are in demand. Discuss opportunities
with a transfer counselor and check out the many transfer
scholarships listed on the MC
Transfer Scholarship web page.
Transfer Advising Resources
The MC Transfer Page This is a comprehensive web page detailing information on scholarships, how to search for schools, choose transfer classes, and apply for transfer admission.
Transfer Studies Certificate This certificate
is designed for students who intend to transfer to
a four-year college or university. The certificate
requirements consist of English, math, general education
requirements and elective credits. Students should
meet with a counselor or adviser to select appropriate
courses required by the transfer institution(s) of
interest. Get detailed information on the Transfer
Studies certificate on the MC Transfer Page.
The Transfer Scholarship Page
Students can research available scholarships by schools
and other criteria for consideration – plan ahead
to make yourself an attractive scholarship candidate! Find
a link to this page on the MC
Transfer Days - Check each
campus transfer office for dates and times:
Each campus holds a
transfer day each semester. Over thirty state and private
local area colleges and universities are available to meet
with students and answer transfer questions. This is a great
opportunity for students to gather transfer information.
or MC Calendar
- Germantown Campus - Room 175 SA Building - 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown, MD 20876,
- Rockville Campus -
Room 215 - CB Building -
51 Mannakee St.
, Rockville, Md 20850,
(240) 567- 5088
- Takoma Park/Silver Spring - Student Services
Center, 7600 Takoma Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20912, (240) 567-1480